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James Harris- Chairperson Detroit Chapter of ASIS

  • James attended Canterbury University where he obtained both his BS in Electrical Engineering and his MBA
  • James’ professional career has spanned 30 years, with experience across military, private, and public sectors including public safety, engineering, operations management, and physical security
  • Certified in Civil Treatment for Managers, Behavior Management, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Training and Certification CPI, and Workplace Violence Prevention and Response Training
  • Recipient of the United States Navy Achievement Medal
  • James is currently employed by Securitas Security Services as the Director of Security at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

Troy D. Elliott, CPP, MBA- Vice Chairperson Detroit Chapter of ASIS

  • Troy attended Ferris State University where he obtained both his BS in Criminal Justice and his MBA Summa Cum Laude.
  • Troy also obtained several professional certifications including a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma, Certification in Workers’ Compensation, and his Certified Protection Professional designation
  • Troy’s professional career has spanned over 30 years in Loss Prevention/ Asset Protection, Safety, and Physical Security.
  • Troy has held several ASIS chapter leadership roles, including Chairperson of the West Michigan chapter, Mid- Michigan Chapter Liaison Chair, and Assistant Regional VP Region 2D.
  • Troy is currently employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as the Director of Enterprise (Physical) Security.